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The Wentworth of Willow Creek

Based on 22 reviews | Highly Rated Community in Sandy

8325 South Highland Drive, Sandy, UT, 84093

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The Wentworth of Willow Creek is a assisted living community located in Sandy that offers senior living and care services.

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Category Ratings

  • Service

    7 Total Reviews
  • Food

    12 Total Reviews
  • Rooms

    3 Total Reviews
  • Staff

    47 Total Reviews
  • Care

    46 Total Reviews
  • Cleanliness

    15 Total Reviews

The Wentworth of Willow Creek Amenities

  • Levels Of Care
  • Memory Care

The Wentworth of Willow Creek Price

Estimated Monthly Cost of $3,687

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Compare Facility PricingMonthly Cost
Average cost of assisted living within 25 miles$3,391/month
Sandy average cost of assisted living$3,391/month
Utah average cost of assisted living$2,950/month

FamilyAssets has estimated the cost of The Wentworth of Willow Creek assisted living Facility in Sandy, Utah. The Wentworth of Willow Creek is 109% the cost of assisted living in Sandy and 125% the cost of assisted living in Utah.

Detailed Information

The Wentworth of Willow Creek, Sandy UT

The Wentworth of Willow Creek is a premier senior living community in Sandy, UT offering everything a person needs to live their life to the fullest during their retirement. With assisted living and memory care programs, the community is equipped to help older adults with a wide spectrum of needs, offering around-the-clock care and a wide variety of amenities. 

The community works with each person one-on-one to develop individualized care plans, taking their everyday challenges and personal preferences into consideration. Caregivers understand everyone’s personal retirement journey is distinct and encourages each person to openly express their questions and concerns while receiving long-term care. 

The community’s personal care programs are extensive, including (but not limited to): 

  • Assistance with activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, etc.) 
  • Medication management 
  • Transportation to and from medical appointments 
  • Around-the-clock care 
  • Laundry and linen services 
  • Housekeeping

In addition to the Wentworth of Willow Creek’s outstanding long-term care services, residents love the communities wellness programs, amenities, and social activities. Staying active, expressing one’s identity and making friends are important parts of a healthy retirement and the community encourages residents to get up and go with an ever-changing event schedule. Wellness programs, social activities and events at  Wentworth of Willow Creek may include: 

  • Painting lessons 
  • Bingo and board game nights 
  • Classic movie screenings 
  • Happy Hours in the restaurant 
  • Casino outings 
  • Devotional time and prayer groups 
  • Exercise programs and fitness classes

The community’s events are open to all residents, including those in short-term respite care. By offering community events, Wentworth of Willow Creek stimulates their residents’ minds and helps them define their retirement with new hobbies, creative interests, and meaningful, long-lasting friendships. 

When residents apply to Wentworth of Willow Creek , they can choose from three apartment layouts. The community offers one studio floor plan and two one-bedroom floor plans. The studio offers a spacious living area that doubles as a semi-prive bedroom, saving on costs for incoming residents who want affordable senior living. One and two-bedroom apartments have private bedrooms and manageable square footage, making them an excellent choice for someone who wants to downsize. 

Each Wentworth of Willow Creek apartment is unique with its own personal charm, but each unit includes: 

  • Kitchenettes, featuring full-size refrigerators, microwaves, and cabinet storage 
  • Private bathrooms 
  • Large windows with great views 
  • Emergency call systems 
  • Individually-controlled air conditioning and heating 
  • Cable and internet hookups

The community is pet-friendly, and allows one small, well-behaved cat or dog per unit. Residents can live alone, with their spouse, or with a roommate, depending on their preference. To learn more about Wentworth of Willow Creek’s living arrangements and pet-friendly policy, use the link above to schedule a tour. 

Some residents like to prepare meals in their apartments, while others enjoy homestyle, professionally-prepared meals in the community's on-campus restaurant. The restaurant staff prepare meals daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The community posts its monthly menu online so residents can plan their meals ahead of time, which may include classic selections and seasonal tastes like baby back ribs, teriyaki chicken with rice, or roast beef and potatoes. Meal substitutions are available for people with special dietary needs, like vegetarians, people who eat kosher, and people with food allergies. 

To learn more about the Wentworth of Willow Creek, use the links above to make an inquiry or schedule a tour. Touring the community is an outstanding way to see what it offers, like its spacious apartments to its beautiful restaurant and common areas. The staff are happy to answer questions about the community, its person-centered approach to care, and its recreational programs, and they can explain how Wentworth of Willow Creek compares to other assisted living facilities and independent living communities in the vicinity. Tour guests are welcome to a complimentary meal in the dining room, giving them a closer look at what it is like to be a resident. For more information, read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) below. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: How do I know if the Wentworth of Willow Creek is right for me? 

No two people are exactly the same and everyone’s long-term care needs are distinct to them. It is important for people who need long-term care to choose the right facility to guarantee their happiness and sense of wellbeing. 

Wentworth of Willow Creek offers a spectrum of non-medical services for people who need mild to moderate personal care. Their community is suitable for people with a wide range of care needs, offering assistance with activities of daily living, medication management, and dietary planning. However, as an assisted living community, the Wentworth of Willow Creek is not equipped to provide skilled nursing care and is not licensed the same way as a nursing home. To see if Wentworth of Willow Creek may be a suitable choice for senior living, prospective residents can ask themselves the following questions: 

  • Are they confined to their bed? 
  • Do they need ongoing medical attention? 
  • Do they have memory impairments, Alzheimer's or dementia? 
  • Do they need rehabilitation?

The Wentworth of Willow Creek requires all residents to be ambulatory. They are not prepared to help older adults who are permanently confined to their beds, and may not admit applicants who are bedridden for the person’s safety. The same principle applies to people who require ongoing medical attention - the community is not licensed to provide long-term skilled nursing care and may not admit residents who need ongoing medical attention. 

People with Alzheimer's disease or short-term memory loss may consider the Wentworth of Willow Creek for long-term care, thanks to their Alzheimer's care services. The Wentworth of Willow Creek’s In the Moment® memory care program takes each person’s individual dementia journey into consideration, creating a care routine that fits their personal needs and preferences. The community is designed to help people with all stages of Alzheimer's disease, giving people a place to thrive and feel secure as they learn to live with memory loss. 

To learn more about  the Wentworth of Willow Creek’s memory care community and available long-term care services, use the link above to make an inquiry or schedule a tour. 

Q: How do I know if Wentworth of Willow Creek’s In the Moment® memory care program is right for me or my family member?

Living with Alzheimer's and dementia can be challenging. Fortunately, Wentworth of Willow Creek’s In the Moment® dementia care program offers compassionate solutions for people living with Alzheimer's, creating a safe and secure place for them to enjoy their retirement. 

The In the Moment® Alzheimer's care program works similarly to assisted living, offering personal care services, housekeeping, and medication management. The staff add special activities to each memory care residents routine, designed to stimulate their mind and boost their mood. All of the memory care community’s services are exclusively non-medical and are suitable for people living with all stages of Alzheimer's and dementia. 

To learn more about Wentworth of Willow Creek’s Alzheimer's care services, interested parties can use the link above to make an inquiry or stop by the community for a tour. The staff can answer questions about the In the Moment® program and explain what sets their Alzheimer's care routines apart from nursing homes or other assisted living facilities. 

Q: How much does Wentworth of Willow Creek cost?

There are no “one-size-fits-all” cost estimates for residents at Wentworth of Willow Creek.The community charges a base rental fee for each person according to their desired apartment layout, which includes their room and board, housekeeping, and daily meals. Any additional services are added to a person’s monthly fees accordingly. 

To get a personalized cost estimate for Wentworth of Willow Creek, use the “Get Pricing” tool above. 

From The Owner

As Active as You Want to Be! The Wentworth of Willow Creek is a state-of-the-art assisted living and memory care provider located in Sandy, UT. Our senior living offers the perfect mix of personal care and hospitality tailored to meet the individual needs of residents. At The Wentworth of Willow Creek, we believe in giving residents control over their lives and encouraging independence and socialization all while providing exceptional care. You'll love how our friendly and relaxed atmosphere makes it easy to meet new friends and fill your day with a number of fun and engaging activities. Our range of services extends from more independent living to traditional assisted living care such as bathing, dressing, and medication management, as well as a specialized memory care program attending to the needs of those living with Alzheimer’s or other memory impairment. Residents live in a safe and attentive atmosphere complete with a 24-hour personal call system and around-the-clock staffing... Keep Reading

Contact Information

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(435) 256-8329

8325 South Highland Drive, Sandy, UT, 84093

Rankings & Reviews

FamilyAssets Reviews for The Wentworth of Willow Creek

We have 22 review(s) for this provider.

Suzanne Nikolaisen

16 Apr 2019

We have been so grateful for the Wentworth and for all that your community has done, and continues to do, for our family. My mom has been welcomed into the community with open arms and endless patience. We have been nothing but impressed with the helpful staff and with the patience of the Chef (and the staff) with my mom's continual suggestions. Thank you!

Teri Wood-Elegante

04 Apr 2019

Charles has been to 3 other facilities before we found The Wentworth. This facility has a good mix of care and community for him. He has always been a little rebellious, but when he is comfortable and happy, he’s like a lamb. Kelsey is a goddess in my eyes. By that I mean, she magically makes things happen. She is so personable and kind with Charles. I am surprised she answers the phone when I call, because it’s always about Charles and his care! She not only takes care of him but is so happy and professional that it inspires all of the aides, CNA’s and Nurses. I am grateful for the cleanliness of the facility, the food is excellent and the open seating promotes a family atmosphere. I loved the space right away; it is very elevating. I am so excited for the new activities and reading that is taking place. My only complaint is that I cannot speak with my husband EVER. I think this is wrong. If I need him to hear the sound of my voice, it is just as important as medication. I feel alienated by this, and I realize that there may not be an easy answer, but I would like it addressed. That is the only reason I couldn’t feel good about a five star rating.

Kristi Watabe

03 Apr 2019

My parents moved in to Wentworth Willowcreek 12 months ago. My father was on hospice, and passed several months after the move. My 76 year old mom has some memory issues, so we were looking for a place that wasn't going to be too large and overwhelming for her. It took about a month for her to get used to the layout of the place. It would have been much harder if we had placed her in a huge center with hundreds of residents. My mom has learned the names of most of the residents and staff, and she has made several good friends. She loves the activities, and we love the staff. There are a large handful of long-time employees that have known my parents from the beginning. They help keep my mom grounded. I would imagine that there can be a lot of turnover in assisted living centers - it's not always glamorous work. There has definitely been some turnover with the staff at Wentworth, but it really is no surprise in that line of work. The core group of techs and administration have been there for a long time. We adore the new director – he is one of the most caring directors we encountered on any of our tours of assisted living/memory facilities. My mom looks forward to the activities the most at Wentworth. She loves flower arranging and crafts. She likes going on scenic drives. She loves the cooking class activities and loves playing BINGO. She never was really a BINGO lover before, but the residents have a lot of silly fun when they play with the activity coordinator. Mom loves all of the talent that comes through to perform- they certainly keep the residents entertained in the afternoons. When I can’t find my mom when I pop in for a visit, I always check the library or the balconies first. There are some nice areas and nooks to curl up with a good book. I love that there is a small park immediately next to the Wentworth – I can take my mom on a short walk when I come for a visit, and because there aren’t any stores or distractions within eyesight, my mom has never ventured too far away (a relief!). If you visit the Wentworth, the first thing you will notice is the main entry living room is often full of residents sitting around the fireplace reading or chatting. It is a very welcoming environment. My mom appreciates that she can attend a brief church service on Sunday mornings at 11:00am. It’s just right for her. All of the employees are genuinely kind to my mom, and many give her hugs and social support on a regular basis. There is a large handful of that staff that I appreciate more than they know. My mom’s room is the perfect size – it took a few months, but she quickly started calling it “home.” I was so happy when that happened. What a relief – a place that feels like home in that stage of life is hard to find. If a light bulb burns out, we tell the desk and it is always changed by the time we visit next. We have never complained about the cleanliness of her room – the trash is taken out on a regular basis, and the bathroom is always clean. The entire facility has a pleasant smell, and there always seems to be someone cleaning something. My mom doesn’t get lost in the crowd at Wentworth. She is cared for, and I feel safe leaving her in their care. No place is perfect, but this place feels great to my mom and to me.

Hadley LaRue

Verified Review
15 Nov 2018

In the time my mom has been there I think the quality of the food and service are good. The activities and building are also good. My mom has been out on the group outings and she likes the transportation.

Marjorie West

Verified Review
07 Nov 2018

I chose the community for my mom because it was the brightest and most positive feeling community that we toured. I like that it was built with light in mind, with windows, bright lighting and bright décor. All the care staff was there to great mom when she came into the community. They reassured her that she can push her button anytime she needs anything. They seemed more like friends than just aides. Mom was able to get a corner unit which has an extra window so she lucked out because she likes the light. I like knowing she is taken care of and we can just enjoy her being our mom and not worry that she is going without. The food is something that even I would eat. It is appetizing and presented well. There is multiple activities throughout the day and they are all diverse.

Margee Haymond

Verified Review
09 Oct 2018

It was a smaller facility and the people, the staff, seemed to be quite personally involved with the residents. Another reason we decided to go with The Wentworth of Willow Creek was because the Memory Care had rooms that had living areas, a kitchenette, living area and a separate bedroom and bathroom whereas most facilities I looked at only had suites and a lot of them had companion rooms, which we didn't want. A big reason we chose this one was, and lots of windows, light and high ceilings. A lot of them have an institutional feel and are dark and dingy, so I highly recommend the Willow Creek location for someone who has Memory Care issues.

Grace Jahries

Verified Review
09 Oct 2018

A friend had his mother at another Wentworth community and he liked it. That, and the location, it's two minutes away from my house, is why my mom and I chose the Wentworth. Having been in other communities, I'm very pleased with what this building is like. I've been very happy with the managers, mom seems to be enjoying the food so far, and housekeeping does a very nice job. There is a lot of variety in the activities, and mom is comfortable, and am comfortable knowing she is safe there. From all that I am hearing, the value is fair.

G &

Verified Review
20 Sep 2018

Management is super proactive. Everything with them has been good. The quality of the food is good. Their apartment is always clean and super fresh. Every time I go in to this community, there are no odors. The community looks very well maintained and clean. Maintenance has been proactive and the transportation has been very good. The vehicles seem to be well maintained. The care has always been really good. It is nice that they communicate with us regularly at the community.

Rayel Jensen

Verified Review
11 Sep 2018

When we were looking for a place for my father we met with Kelsey in marketing and she made us feel so comfortable about choosing the Wentworth. The managment here is very accommodating and willing to answer any questions we have, so is the healthcare staff. When we had breakfast there before we decided it was very nice, very well presented. The housekeeping has been good, everything is tidy. The maintenance guy helps every time, you call him and he is there in a decent amount of time. Everything is going pretty well.

Lorrie Fisher

Verified Review
11 Sep 2018

I just moved my mother into the Wentworth because it met my mother's needs. It was recommended because of the Memory Care, and I felt the other residents are more like her. I'd recommend it. The caregivers spend a lot of time with the patients and talk to them more than they talk amongst themselves, which is nice. Everybody has been really available. Maintenance was very quick at getting what she needed set up. Everybody has been really good. The management team has been very helpful. When I reach out to them they give good feedback, they kind of walked me through all the processes, and they've been really accommodating. Compared to a lot of the other places I think it's a very good value. The Wentworth is one of the less expensive communities. With her on a tight budget, that was really helpful.

Iverson Dewayne

Verified Review
10 Sep 2018

Things are going well at this community. My dad seems to enjoy the food and the activities are good. They keep him busy. Housekeeping has been pretty good. They are doing a good job with the laundry. The building is usually clean and I do not see anything out of whack over there. Everything looks good. What my dad needs taken care of is taken care of. We have been satisfied.

Jerry Powell

Verified Review
27 Aug 2018

I think the apartment is good, it is not too big and it is not too small. My mohter-in-law feels safe and comfortable there. I think maangement has been good, they listen to my needs and my mothers need. The service has been wonderful and the chef has even gone up to my moms room and delviered her meal personally. Daniel has been wonderful. I think the variety is good. My mother in law likes it. They really have it looking nice and they serve it nicely. The food looks inviting and the chef does a good job with the budget he has. The LPN's have been great. I think they have a good mix of people that come from different backgrounds.

Sharon Tuttle

Verified Review
27 Aug 2018

The former supervisor left it in good hands and the new manager is doing a good job. Management is responsive and I think they're doing a good job. If anything is broken, Maintenance fixes it right away. It really looks nutritious and tasty. My wife's food is all pureed. They take their time helping her at every meal, that's nice. I'd say we are pleased here.

Gertrude Tiede

Verified Review
07 Aug 2018

I'd say the value is excellent. Melissa in the nursing staff is very good and the CNAs in the back have been very good. The care staff is doing exceptionally well. Kelsey was wonderful. There is a new director, Julie Black, is very nice. The front end reception desk is very good.

Joanne Jacobson

Verified Review
06 Aug 2018

At the Wentworth the building always looks nice and clean. Everything is always working and they are doing a good job maintaining the overall building. The transportation system is consistent and accessible. My mom participates in all of the activities and loves every minute. The management team has been respectful and knowledgable of any concerns so far. We have had some concerns, but they have all been or are in the process of being resolved. Overall, I would be very likely to recommend the community, it's a great place!

Nina Johnson

Verified Review
25 Jul 2018

We toured several places because we were wondering if we should move her to Idaho or Utah or what, and we made the right choice, hands down. Kelsey, the recruiter, did a phenomenal job we showed up in the dead of winter, with snow like crazy, just to help to get us in, because we came in from Idaho. And she made sure that there was a hot breakfast waiting for us. I've seen mom at a couple of the activities when she first came in January. She's lost a great deal of her capabilities since then so I don't know that she's participating in them now. I'm really happy with the consideration they've given her. I'd feel comfortable talking to anybody and letting them know what was needed. I don't know the specific process but I'm sure any of the people I talk to would be able to pass it forward to help us. They've done a wonderful job of renovating the inside of the area where mom is in the Alzheimer's unit. Overall, it has been such a great experience.

Beverly Wright

Verified Review
09 Jul 2018

My mom's apartment is on the Northwest side and has nice high ceilings, which is nice. They keep me updated with how my mom is doing. We went in and spoke to the new Director and she was impressive, very knowledgeable, and listened to any concerns we had. The quality of food is pretty good. I think the building is very nice. It's a nice layout. With this new Director, she has people out cleaning up the grounds; they're taking good care of it. Overall, my mom really likes it there.

Lois Grant

Verified Review
10 May 2018

The care staff is just great. I just received a call from someone this morning. I was very impressed that they would call and give me an update. Literally the first day my aunt was there they invited her to go play Bingo and brought her up. We saw that very positively. To immediately get her out and going to meet people was very positive. We are very satisfied with the management. I don't have enough nice things to say. They have been so responsive. It seems like everyone has truly cared about my aunt and us! They made sure that we were comfortable and that everything was done right during the move in. We are all very satisfied.

Cynthia Johnson

Verified Review
10 May 2018

Overall I felt very good with the staff taking the time to talk to me and walk me through the initial legwork. There's a good atmosphere with communication which I appreciate. I feel that the facility is really well taken care of, inside and out. From what I'm seeing people seem to be pretty attentive to things. Yesterday I went to see her and she was in a gathering. My sister is definitely making steps forward to get involved in things. Kelsey and others assure me there are a number of activities going on. I feel comfortable with the price and I believe she feels pretty comfortable.


Verified Review
10 May 2018

We were really impressed with the personnel. We were very impressed with Kelsi. I think they're all doing really well. Overall, my mother-in-law's been happy with the food there. They did have to hang a TV on the wall and that was done quickly, and they also hung some pictures on the wall for her. She has been getting really good care there. All of her needs are taken care of. Overall, we're happy she's there and don't have to worry about her being taken care of. It's a lot of relief knowing that she's being looked after.

James Wright

Verified Review
10 May 2018

Management is really good. They are very forward with things that are going on. They contact me when Dad's having issues, like when he's not compliant with taking his medications. I only know of one activity my father has been out on. He seemed to enjoy it. Just getting out was nice. The caregivers seem to be doing okay. I'm glad they have a doctor on site. I would say he feels safe, and he must feel comfortable .

Martha Thrasher

Verified Review
25 Apr 2018

Kudos to the group of caregivers that work with these residents with such issues so graciously. They are so gentle, even with the mean spirits that I've seen there. Everyone acts out in a different way and they handle it graciously. They do not get angry or rough with the residents even though the residents can get rough with them. I've seen a variety of what goes on, and the staff is fabulous. In a place where everybody is in some sort of briefs or diapers, it does not smell and you do not see any issues. They treat the residents with respect and compassion. They have music or a show on or activities if it's not meal time. Some people participate and some people prefer to walk around. It's a lockdown unit, but the staff handles it very gracefully. I'm happy with where my aunt's at.

FamilyAssets Score

Feb 1, 2019

FamilyAssets looked at 29 reviews and calculated that The Wentworth of Willow Creek has a weighted rating of 4.528 which makes it the #40 ranked community within 25 miles of Sandy, Utah.

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